Markus Golden
Outside Linebacker
Drafted: Round 2 (#58 overall), 2015
Experience: 8 Years
College: Missouri
Contract: 1 yr(s)
$6,500,000
Signing Bonus $2,160,000 AAV$6,500,000 G'teed:$3,660,000 Free Agent:2024 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap
2022 Contract details by year 31 $1,500,000 $1,830,000 - - $1,000,000 $4,330,000 $4,410,000
2023 Contract details by year 32 $2,910,000 $1,080,000 $170,000 - - $4,160,000 $1,080,000
Contract Notes:
  • $3.66M guaranteed (signing bonus + 2022 salary)
  • Per Game Active Bonus: $10,000 ($170,000)
  • Sack Incentives (cumulative)
    $250,000 each for 6, 8
    $500,000 for 10
    $1M for 12
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
2015 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 $1,109,695 - $1,691,817
2016 Player Cash Earnings $613,106 - - $613,106
2017 Player Cash Earnings $791,212 - - $791,212
2018 Player Cash Earnings $969,318 - - $969,318
2019 Player Cash Earnings $975,000 - $3,775,000 $4,750,000
2020 Player Cash Earnings $2,651,319 - - $2,713,667
2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,446,181 - - $1,446,181
2021 Player Cash Earnings $1,000,000 $1,500,000 $1,235,294 $3,735,294
2022 Player Cash Earnings $1,500,000 $2,160,000 - $4,660,000
9 seasons $10,381,136 $4,769,695 $6,219,764 $21,370,595

Cap Hit

#22
Outside Linebacker
#11
Arizona Cardinals
#336
NFL

AAV

#23
Outside Linebacker
#316
NFL

Cash

#23
Outside Linebacker
#391
NFL
  • Sep 9 2022

    Signed a 1 year $4.5 million contract extension with Arizona (ARI)

  • Mar 15 2021

    Signed a 2 year $5 million contract extension with Arizona (ARI)

  • Oct 23 2020

    Traded to Arizona (ARI) from New York (NYG) for 2021 6th round pick (#201 Rodarius Williams)

  • Mar 14 2019

    Signed a 1 year $3.75 million contract with New York (NYG)

  • Dec 23 2016

    Fined $9,115 Excessice facemask against Andrus Peat (NO)

  • May 14 2015

    Signed a 4 year $3.918 million contract with Arizona (ARI)

  • May 1 2015

    Drafted by Arizona (ARI): Round 2 (#58 overall)